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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Q&A: I have the right recycling and trash bins, now what do I do?

Q: I have the right recycling and trash bins, now what do I do? A: Last month’s Q&A explained some of the characteristics to look for when purchasing the best waste and recycling bins. But proper recycling behavior depends, in part, on having the right bins located correctly. Some things to consider: Kitchen and cafeteria … Continue reading Q&A: I have the right recycling and trash bins, now what do I do?

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Presentation to Students on Green Building in NYC

In mid-July Great Forest’s Nate Kimball gave a talk to an undergraduate UCLA class about green building in New York. The class, entitled UCLA in New York, focused on comparing New York City’s green efforts to Los Angeles’ efforts. Nate presented case studies of new buildings that are LEED certified such as Bank of America, … Continue reading Presentation to Students on Green Building in NYC

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Great Forest Works with NY State to Foster Sustainability

Great Forest was recently invited by the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute¬†(NYSP21)¬† to share insights on sustainable business practices at its Green Offices, Green Purchasing workshop. NYSP21 is a statewide initiative focused on the development of sustainable businesses and organizations, including government agencies and nonprofit institutions. Check their site for updates on education workshops … Continue reading Great Forest Works with NY State to Foster Sustainability

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